Recognising Children of Same-Sex Couples

Written by Dr Malcolm Stoddart As a divorced gay lawyer with four children from my first (heterosexual) marriage the trauma and emotion of separation and perhaps divorce of gay and lesbian couples…

Social media clauses in Family Law

Images and information shared in happier times can be weaponised during the course of an acrimonious breakup, and wounded exes are not known to exercise restraint. It might be party photos, happy…

What are my rights if I am injured on public transport?

Using public transport has many positive aspects including reducing transportation costs, saving on fuel, eliminating the cost of vehicle insurance coverage and reducing environmental damage.…

Found your Valentine? Spending most nights together?

What’s next? Many young couples nowadays are moving in together for both romantic and financial reasons. Whilst there are many practical considerations, there are also a number of legal…

Feuding Executors – why it’s important to choose the right people for the job

Have you made the right decision? If you are unsure, read our summary of one of the latest decisions regarding feuding executors. In the matter of Callaway v Callaway; The Estate of Aileen Margaret…

What rights are workers for UberEats or Airtasker entitled to?

Under current NSW laws, all those gig workers who drive for Uber, deliver for UberEATS or do any number of tasks, are independent contractors rather than employees. Employee rights are guaranteed and…